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Buffalo Mozzarella Marinated with Tomatoes & Arugula

Course Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine Italian
Keyword buffalo mozzarella, fresh herbs, garlic, gluten free, healthy, salad, tomatoes, vegetarian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Resting Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories 295 kcal


  • ½ teaspoon fennel seeds ½ teaspoon fennel seeds
  • lime zest grated zest of 1 lime
  • lime juice juice of 1/2 lime
  • 20 basil leaves 20 basil leaves, julienned
  • 2 teaspoons oregano 2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove 1 garlic clove crushed and slightly chopped
  • ½ teaspoon fleur de sel ½ teaspoon fleur de sel
  • black pepper black pepper
  • 8 ounces buffalo mozzarella 8 ounces buffalo mozzarella
  • 2 tomatoes 2 ripe tomatoes
  • arugula salad arugula salad
US - Metric


  1. Scatter the fennel seeds in a small frying pan over medium-high heat and dry-roast until they start to pop. Transfer to a mortar and crush. Place the crushed seeds in a small bowl and add the remaining ingredients. Mix well.

  2. On a plate break the mozzarella roughly and smear with the marinade and set aside for 15 to 30 minutes.

  3. To serve; Spread the arugula salad on a serving dish. Place the mozzarella over it and cut the tomatoes and place them alongside the dish. Drizzle with some extra olive oil and serve

Nutrition Facts
Buffalo Mozzarella Marinated with Tomatoes & Arugula
Amount Per Serving
Calories 295 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 43mg14%
Sodium 236mg10%
Potassium 209mg6%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 2308IU46%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 1295mg130%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.